The investment of going to college out of state pays off in the confidence and skills a student needs to take her career in an unexpected direction.
Members of the School of the Arts' Pollak Society help fuel the creative pursuits of faculty and students through unrestricted financial support.
A scholarship established for economically challenged medical students lightens the financial and mental load for an aspiring doctor.
The Altria Scholars program levels the playing field for first-generation students at VCU.
Philanthropic support from longtime donor C. Kenneth Wright has the benefit of inspiring further research funding in the form of federal grants.
A doctor spearheads a fundraising campaign to galvanize his former classmates to create a student scholarship in memory of their late friend.
A partnership between the VCU School of Education and the Virginia Literacy Foundation is helping improve preschool literacy for low-income families.
The Friends of VCU Libraries advisory board shares annual book sale profits with the Emerging Leaders Program to support community projects.
A JPMorgan Chase grant has enabled VCU to partner with local economic development groups to help businesses capitalize on international opportunities.
Future doctor Mark Feger is changing lives before he graduates with his involvement in initiatives designed to improve patient treatment and recovery.
As a student, local figurehead Marc Cheatham got a boost in confidence as well as financial aid when he received the AAAC Leadership Scholarship.
After walking away from a lucrative Wall Street career, Darriel Cannon pursues his passion for dentistry and helps others to do the same.
Annual unrestricted support for VCU’s online literary journal Blackbird gives students a superior real-world publishing experience.
The Research to Recovery town hall unites researchers, practitioners and members of the public to address mental health and substance-use issues.
Since its founding in 1961, the MCV Hospitals Auxiliary has raised more than $6.2 million to support programs throughout VCU Health System.
Alumni couple Jane and Will Hatcher have created scholarships to benefit students in arts and social work, the two schools from which they graduated.
Funds raised at the annual VCU Health Shining Knight Gala support a series of initiatives designed to prevent injuries caused by violence or abuse.
The gift of a website chronicling the history of social welfare in the U.S. attracts sizable attention and spawns a second successful companion site.
The new College of Health Professions building will unify faculty, staff and students for greater success.
A School of Business student harnesses scholarships to propel himself to a promising career.
Regular volunteer trips to Vietnam as a teacher and mentor garner benefits at home and abroad for a urology professor, his students and his patients.
A pediatric professor leverages the practices of medicine and engineering to partner with industry on a new inhaler device for children.
An extra course taken by an aspiring special education teacher thanks to a scholarship helped her go the extra mile in preparing for her career.
As a political science student, Sara Thornton enjoyed several civic-engagement experiences thanks to a scholarship specifically for local students.
Two scholarships gave School of the Arts alumna Megan James both motivation and financial assistance to pursue her calling of comic book creator.
VCU Health's Community Internship program demystifies the work of VCU Medical Center for donors, board members, politicians and others.
A gift from Robertson School alumnus Kirk Laughlin provides a stipend to send two journalism students to an internship in New York City.
VCU's Neuromuscular and ALS Clinics are providing optimal care for ALS sufferers thanks to a fund created by late patient Vic Harper and his family.
New programs and funds target first-generation students in an effort to help them be more successful at adapting to, and staying in, college.
An annual lecture series at the Wilder School highlights new ways to tackle planning and design issues in Richmond, Virginia, and beyond.
Business scholarship recipients find commonality at event celebrating 30-plus years of personal, financial and professional guidance
Timely scholarship gives nontraditional student the help he needs to return to the classroom
A handful of VCU’s endowed chairs from across campus share how the funding has provided the resources needed to take their work to the next level.
Fountainhead Fellowship provides residency, studio space and teaching opportunities for nation’s top young artists
Scholarship enables engineering student to immerse herself in the creation of a promising grocery-shopping app
Scholarships provide path out of debt and toward the right career for two generations of medical students.
Successful plein air painter Andre Lucero credits a scholarship he received as an art student in the 1980s with helping him pursue his career.
The new Virginia Treatment Center for Children will transform mental health services for the region's kids when it opens this fall.
Robertson School students stay up all night to deliver creative services to local nonprofits during the annual CreateAthon event.
Three recipients of a theater scholarship discuss the boost it has given them in their burgeoning careers.
Students lead a campaign to replace some of the most worn-out chairs in the James Branch Cabell Library.
The Emswiller Symposium promotes ways for health care professionals to collaborate and improve patient care.
A fellowship in the School of Education provides research support for faculty and mentoring experience for a student.
The student-athlete experience at VCU has improved, thanks to the new Basketball Development Center.
The Massey Pilot Research Grant Program provides startup dollars to investigate promising new cancer treatments.
New donors respond to a challenge grant maximizing donations to the renovated James Branch Cabell Library.
A couple donates to a game-changing new training program at Massey Cancer Center.
The life and untimely passing of a VCU professor inspires a scholarship dedicated to solving neurological diseases.
An art lover's scholarship allows a student to shrug off financial considerations and focus on her creativity.
Intercultural experiences gained through a service-learning scholarship broaden students' horizons
With a gift made in memory of his mother, a retired art history professor honors the past and supports the future.
Student entrepreneurship program Go For It! draws on the support of some regional big hitters.
A scholarship established in 1982 by a retired physical therapy professor has helped more than 200 students.
A long-established medical scholarship helps attract the best students and alleviate their debt burden.
A former faculty member gives the rehab counseling department its largest endowed scholarship.
Two authors living in the heart of the Monroe Park Campus show their appreciation to two cultural hubs.
Brandcenter students benefit from a scholarship and stewardship from the head of an ad industry mainstay.
A doctor from Iraq and a student from Togo are united by a gift to relieve the burden of medical education debt.
Theatre VCU faculty, staff and friends establish a scholarship to honor the life of a department professor's son.
Massey Cancer Center's Research for Life campaign closed in June, exceeding its fundraising target.
An overnight lodge boosts the Rice Rivers Center's standing as a beacon of environmental research.
A scholarship in the name of a beloved School of Dentistry staff member supports kind and compassionate students.
Delivering the second annual Lee Memorial Lecture holds special meaning for one School of Medicine alumnus.
It’s an opportunity you shouldn’t miss and when you don’t have the money, it can be impossible
The Colbys are grateful for the foundation that VCU provided.
The Thalhimer family’s investment in me has allowed me to invest in my future in ways I could never have before
The planned gift memorializes Poole’s mentor and friend, Daniel T. Watts, Ph.D
George “Steve” Loder (B.S. ’71) and Richard T. “Dick” Robertson (B.S. ’67; H.L.D. ’05) have been friends for more than 50 years
To date, more than $5,000 has been raised through gifts and pledges
This generous gift will allow students to benefit from special lectures, travel abroad and other educational programs.
Johnson hopes to spark new ways of thinking for future students at the School of Nursing.
VCU Libraries secured a significant donation of records and materials from the Girl Scouts Commonwealth Council of Virginia
In 10 years, the walk-a-thon has raised more than $80,000
School of Dentistry, the school has launched a fundraising initiative to celebrate diversity
The pediatric palliative care room is like no other room on the pediatric floor
The Scott House, now a Virginia Historic Landmark, is one of Richmond’s most important architectural survivors
In 14 years, the fund has ballooned to more than $120,000
Eilerson has set up a unique scholarship program through the College of Engineering
Established the David Baldacci Fund for Creative Writing at VCU with a pledge of $112,000
I am hoping this scholarship will be one way of alleviating some of the worry
His gift will support the School of Nursing’s $13 million campaign
W.E. Singleton committed $2 million to benefit the Jazz Studies Program
The couple made a $2 million gift
The $500,000 gift will provide an immeasurable benefit to the school
Grandis made a $150,000 gift to establish the Grandis Lung Cancer Research Fund
The School of Pharmacy Class of 1956 contributed $15,000
The award is given to an entering freshman
Lance Berkowitz and his wife, Fran, endowed a $100,000 scholarship
Dr. Perkinson’s support of VCU continues to be extraordinary
A $2.5 million gift will establish a real estate institute
Will and Betsy wanted to give back to their alma maters
Dong-Hyok is passionate about his studies and about the advertising industry
I definitely want a career that involves research.
the scholarship honors a dental student who demonstrates an ability to overcome adversity with grace
The phone-a-thon helped us generate 925 alumni gifts
She spent two weeks as an intern at Warner Bros. Entertainment
For the students, the program is a win-win.
Jacobs received the Deans’ Scholarship for the 2007-08 academic year
The Chapel at the VCU Medical Center is undergoing renovations
In 2000, Perry established the Regenia A. Perry Merit Scholarship.
Over the years, the couple made gifts to the VCU schools of Dentistry and Nursing
In the world of chemistry, Lidia M. Vallarino, Ph.D., is a pioneer
We ended up with 37 pledges and a little over $1 million
Scarpelli has served on the Brandcenter’s board of directors since 2003
Badamas received the Anne Marie and Jonathan Seth Perel Medical Scholarship
The Thalhimer Family Scholarship was established in 1986
The bureau has pledged $250,000 over the next five years
We did not want to interrupt that momentum because of the economic situation
Oates also became a champion for the Palliative care
The new facility is the hub of oral and dental research at the dental school
Scholarship awards make it possible for VCU nursing students to borrow less
Graduates pledged to give $2,009 over the next five years to their alma mater
It was unheard of for women to take dental classes
This is where we want to be because we know we can get there.
The couple recently made a planned gift through a $250,000 life insurance policy
" It’s a golden opportunity to positively influence physicians of the future."
Derring transformed his annual scholarships into endowed awards.
The Class of 1962 holds a place of honor at the VCU School of Dentistry.
The brothers established the Jeremiah J. Kelliher Sr., D.D.S. Scholarship
White donated his collection of personal items to VCU’s Tompkins-McCaw Library
Jen and Win Sheridan are all too familiar with the fight against cancer.
The 15,000-square-foot renovation and expansion provided a complete facelift
The landscape of downtown Richmond, Va., is about to change
Her presence in the OB-GYN department blazed trails for future female students
The fund will provide resources in the areas of greatest need
Her philosophy is preserved and promoted through the Scholarship
Neifeld created one of seven scholarships worth more than $500,000
McGlothlins made a $25 million gift to the VCU School of Medicine
"It was my intention to give a gift to make a difference"
To show their appreciation the Naders have made several generous contributions
People don't think about aging until it affects them directly
A $3.5 million enhancement project is under way
The new school opens up a whole new opportunity of education for the future
When I was a student, I ran out of money and didn't know where to turn
The result was a $1 million gift from the Royalls
The endowed professorship was created with a generous gift from the Harrises.
Scholarships in memory of alumnus Paul Heron and student Neil Van Pelt
The foundation made a $150,000 anonymous gift to support 10 fellows
His gift will help the school reach its $37 million private-gifts goal
Working for W. Baxter Perkinson, Jr., D.D.S. and Associates Ltd., just got a little sweeter
The Emily R. Murphy Scholarship was established in her memory
Dr. Vivian M. Wilkerson (M.D. ’58) is something of a trailblazer
The winner must spend 10 weeks in the Dominican Republic
The Charles S. Luck III family made a commitment to endow a $1.5 million chair
A total of 62 students pledged $2,008 each to be paid over five years
He made a final gift to Virginia Commonwealth University, donating $42,000
Her gift to VCU will fund the Dr. Bonnie G. Mani Awards in Public Administration
The Meadows L. Phillips and Thomas H. Weatherford Veterans Scholarship was endowed in 2005
In fundraising, the pros talk about giving to bricks and mortar
Doris Costley revealed that she made provisions for a gift to VCU in her will
Two full scholarships, one for an in-state student and one for an out-of-state student